Atlanta Falcons News: Free agent Bruce Irvin might stay with Seahawks
Good morning, Falcons fans. Welcome to the Dirty Bird Daily. As you sip your coffee this Saturday morning, enjoy these articles from around the Atlanta Falcons blogosphere.
Look out for Jaguars and Raiders in free agency — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
One question the Falcons will likely need to answer when aiming for free agents this offseason is whether the Jaguars or Raiders are also going for that guy. If the answer is yes, you can probably forget about it. Both teams have a ridiculous amount of cap room to spend.
Would Treadwell make sense for Falcons in first round? — Knox Bardeen of CBS Atlanta
The Falcons need a wide receiver to complement Julio Jones. How about Laquon Treadwell? Would it be a smart move to add a wideout in the first round?
Falcons apologize for question asked to Eli Apple — Barry Petchesky of Deadspin
This is an embarrassing situation for the Atlanta Falcons after a coach asked a highly inappropriate question to draft prospect Eli Apple at the scouting combine. There’s no place for this and the Falcons were quick to apologize.
Bruce Irvin: If money is close, I may stay in Seattle — Conor Orr of NFL.com
If the offers on the table are similar, potential Falcons target Bruce Irvin could stay with the Seahawks. And who could blame him? The team is loaded and ready to make another run at the Super Bowl.
Next: Hot or Not: Falcons chances of signing top free agents
Falcons’ probing of Eli Apple received ‘horribly’ around league — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
Coaches are known for asking draft prospects strange questions at the combine to catch them off guard and see their response, but a Falcons coach asking cornerback Eli Apple whether he likes men? Asking questions about sexual orientation is against league policy, and this was unacceptable by the coach that asked the question. According to this video, it has not gone down well around the league.